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that have happened in Ukraine today
Russia's FSB trying to rescue its agents trapped in Donbas and transfer them to the Crimea
The Russian intelligence service attempts to withdraw their agents from Donbas and take them to the Crimea due to a lack of support among civilian population and that difficult situation they got into.
Such a conclusion was made from tapped telephone conversations between an FSB agent in the Crimea and agents in Donbas.
During the whole conversation, the agents together with their FSB Chief were drawing up plans on how to get out of Donbas.
ATO officials confirm that Russia has brought again its military equipment to Ukraine
ATO officials confirmed the information on a military convoy crossing the Russia-Ukraine border in Lugansk region, a Spokesman for the ATO Oleksiy Dmytrashkovskiy said in an interview with "Ukrayinska Pravda".
According to intelligence data, the military equipment moves in the direction of the settlement of Molodogvardiyska, Lugansk region, Interfax reported with a reference to the ATO headquarters.
As previously mentioned by some of mass media, around 50 Russian armoured personnel carriers crossed the border through a checkpoint called Izvaryne, which is not currently controlled by Ukrainian border guards.
The whole incident was witnessed by journalists and it is the first time that foreign journalists have been able to see Russian military equipment crossing the border with Ukraine personally.
NATIONAL SECURITY AND DEFENSE COUNCIL: 5 servicemen were killed in the past 24 hours
5 service members died in the past 24 hours of the anti-terrorist operation in the East of Ukraine, Spokesman for Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council Andriy Lysenko reported at a briefing on Friday.
ATO forces have liberated three more towns
The Ukrainian military took control of three more towns - Chernukhine (Luhansk region), Bulavine and Olexandrivske (Donetsk region), Spokesman for Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council Andriy Lysenko reported at a briefing.
ATO forces engaged in fighting with terrorists 25 times in the past 24 hours.
The number of refugees in Ukraine has exceeded 100 thousand
105,688 thousand refugees have already left the Crimea and the ATO area, Deputy Chairman of the State Emergency Management Administration Vasyl Stoyetskyy said at a briefing on August 15, as reported by Ukrainski Novyny.
According to him, the largest number of immigrants lives in Kyiv (18 thousand), a bit less in Kharkiv region (12 thousand), Dnepropetrovsk and Zaporizhzhya regions (11 thousand people in each).